Gabriel Dell (I) (1919–1988)

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The son of an Italian immigrant doctor, Gabriel "Gabe" Dell began his career singing in a boys church choir and then on a children's radio show. He made his stage debut in the play "Dead End" and, with the other juvenile members of the cast, was called to Hollywood for the film version. Dell was one of the more unusual members of what came to be ... See full bio »

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 1982 The Escape Artist
Uncle Burke
 1979 Legends of the Superheroes (TV Series)
- The Roast (1979) ... Mordru (as Gabe Dell)
- The Challenge (1979) ... Mordru (as Gabe Dell)
 1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie)
Boba Fett (voice, uncredited)
 1977 A Year at the Top (TV Series)
Frederick J. Hanover
- Pilot (1977) ... Frederick J. Hanover
- The Sun Also Rises (1977) ... Frederick J. Hanover
- Love Story (1977) ... Frederick J. Hanover
- Identity Crisis (1977) ... Frederick J. Hanover
- The Handshake (1977) ... Frederick J. Hanover
 1977 Serpico (TV Series)
- Sanctuary (1977) ... Shotness
 1976 Doc (TV Series)
- The Westside Clinic and Deli (1976) ... Lindstrom
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
Tony Adams
- The Things That Belong to Mickey Costello (1976) ... Tony Adams (as Gabe Dell)
 1976 Risko (TV Movie)
Joe Risko
 1975 Framed
Vince Greeson
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Al Shreiber
- Vigilante (1975) ... Al Shreiber (as Gabe Dell)
 1974 Earthquake
 1974 Nakia (TV Series)
Archie McIntosh
- No Place to Hide (1974) ... Archie McIntosh (as Gabe Dell)
 1972-1973 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Leader / Gunman
- The Big Party (1973) ... Leader
- The Suitcase Case (1972) ... Gunman (as Gabe Dell)
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Matt Hanks
- An Often and Familiar Ghost (1973) ... Matt Hanks
 1972 Banyon (TV Series)
Sam Whitney
- Meal Ticket (1972) ... Sam Whitney
 1972 The Corner Bar (TV Series)
Harry Grant
- The Strike (1972) ... Harry Grant
- The Navy Reunion (1972) ... Harry Grant
- The Sexy Landlady (1972) ... Harry Grant
- The Generation Canyon (1972) ... Harry Grant
- Bonnie's Bundle (1972) ... Harry Grant
 1972 Cutter (TV Movie)
 1971 McCloud (TV Series)
Ira Mastin
- Somebody's Out to Get Jennie (1971) ... Ira Mastin
 1971 The 300 Year Weekend
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Rocco Amato
- Appointment in Palermo (1971) ... Rocco Amato
 1970 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
- My Master, the Chili King (1970) ... Arvel
 1969 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
- Sadbird (1969) ... Mickey
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Russ Faber
 1969 The Governor & J.J. (TV Series)
Dr. Apthecker
- Cat on a Hot Tin Mansion (1969) ... Dr. Apthecker
 1967 Mannix (TV Series)
Alan Brewer
- Coffin for a Clown (1967) ... Alan Brewer
 1967 The Fugitive (TV Series)
- There Goes the Ball Game (1967) ... Chester
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Michael M. Francini
- Francini? Who Is Francini? (1965) ... Michael M. Francini
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Willie Corbin
- Man Without a Skin (1963) ... Willie Corbin
 1962 When the Girls Take Over
Henderson (as Gabe Dell)
 1960 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
The Burgomaster
- Tony Bennett, Jayne Meadows, Caroline Richter, Monica Zetterlund (1960) ... The Burgomaster (as Gabe Dell)
 1956 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Howard Mukluk Brown
- Operation Deep Freeze: Crash of the Otter (1956) ... Howard Mukluk Brown
 1956 Stanley (TV Series)
- Army Buddies (1956) ... Johnny
 1955 Escape from Terror
Col. Tovchenko
 1951 Let's Make It Legal
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1950 Katie Did It
Eddie (uncredited)
 1950 Blues Busters
Gabe Moreno
 1950 Triple Trouble
Gabe Moreno
 1950 Lucky Losers
Gabe Moreno
 1950 Blonde Dynamite
Gabe Moreno
 1949 Master Minds
Gabe Moreno
 1949 Angels in Disguise
Gabe Moreno
 1949 Hold That Baby!
Gabe 'Gabie' Moreno
 1949 Fighting Fools
Gabe Moreno
 1948 Trouble Makers
Gabe Moreno
 1948 Smugglers' Cove
Gabe Moreno
 1948 Jinx Money
 1948 Angels' Alley
Ricky Moreno
 1947 Bowery Buckaroos
 1947 News Hounds
 1947 Hard Boiled Mahoney
 1946 Mr. Hex
Gabe Moreno
 1946 Spook Busters
 1945 Come Out Fighting
 1944 Bowery Champs
Jim Lindsay
 1944 Block Busters
 1944 Follow the Leader
W.W. 'Fingers' Belmont
 1944 Million Dollar Kid
 1943 Mr. Muggs Steps Out
Dips Nolan
 1943 Keep 'Em Slugging
 1943 Kid Dynamite
Harry Wycoff
 1942 Mug Town
 1942 Smart Alecks
 1942 Tough As They Come
 1942 Let's Get Tough!
Fritz Heinbach
 1942 Junior G-Men of the Air
'Stick' Munsey
 1942 Mr. Wise Guy
Charlie Manning
 1941 Sea Raiders
 1941 Mob Town
 1941 Hit the Road
 1940 Give Us Wings
 1940 Junior G-Men
 1940 You're Not So Tough
 1939 On Dress Parade
Cadet Georgie Warren
 1939 Hell's Kitchen
 1939 The Right Way (Short)
Tom Martin
 1938 Little Tough Guy
 1938 Crime School
 1937 Dead End
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Lamppost Reunion (1976). Note: Nominated for a Tony Award. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

G. Joseph Dell | Gabe Dell


5' 10" (1.78 m)


Barbara Dell  (divorced) | See more »

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He formed a nightclub partnership with Huntz Hall in 1950 that resulted in the breakup of both men's marriages. Gabe's wife, Barbara, and Mrs. Hall jointly divorced them on 14 May 1953, citing the act as an alienating factor. See more »



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